Akhil Sood

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DeepMind has started paying to put PhD students through Oxford

The London-based AI lab — acquired by Google in 2014 for £400 million— has been quietly funding PhDs since at least last October, a LinkedIn search suggests.<p>It is one of several organisations offering to sponsor 15 students through Oxford PhDs (or DPhils as Oxford refers to them) from October 2017 …

Good and Bad Habits of Smart People

5 Must-Have Apps for Students Struggling with Productivity

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

Career Change Options You Should Think About

Thinking about changing your career? Here are a few things you might want to consider before making the final decision!

9 Sleep Myths That Are Ruining Your Career (and How to Fix Them)

If you think your bad sleep habits aren't getting in the way of your success, think again.<p>Think you can forgo a night--or even a couple extra hours--of sleep and still get by at work? Think again. According to Dr. Robert Oexman, director of the Sleep to Live Institute, there are numerous sleep …

Sleep

The best jobs for your personality type

America's biggest companies have been operating on the assumption for decades that certain personalities correspond to certain jobs, and one of the …

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Harpreet Purewal

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently …

Oxford University

22 brutal dictators you've never heard of

And while the vast majority of dictators fall short of Hitler- or Stalin-like levels of cruelty, history is rife with oppressors, war criminals, sadists, sociopaths, and morally complacent individuals who ended up as unelected heads of government — to the tragic detriment of the people and …

Psychopaths actually do feel regret, new research finds—they just don’t change

The theory that psychopaths don’t feel regret is so strong that evaluating such emotions is a key way of diagnosing the condition. Psychopaths are known as callous, unfeeling people, with the diagnostic Psychopathy checklist describing them as “emotionally shallow.” But a team of researchers from …

Psychology

Revealed: the cheapest investment trusts

The fees charged by “active” funds have been put under the spotlight recently, with some being accused of overcharging investors and delivering lacklustre returns. But <i>Telegraph Money</i> has hunted out the funds that deliver active management at a bargain price.<p>The City regulator, the Financial Conduct …

Investing

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

How living with an open heart creates hope

When I read James Doty’s New York Times bestseller, <i>Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain</i>, I was thoroughly enchanted. His story inspired me to believe that my future could be brighter than I can currently imagine.<p>Doty is a medical doctor and a clinical …

Spirituality

6 Highly Effective Ways to Defuse an Argument Before It Happens

Here's how to have a peaceful Thanksgiving. At last.<p>Thanksgiving is the time when family and friends gather to share a meal. It's our time to express gratitude for the blessings we've experienced in the past year. But all of that can get derailed by arguments at the dinner table. And this …

Martial Arts

iPhone owners tend to be more superficial than Android users

It turns out that your phone could be an indication of your character. A new study from the University of Lincoln and the University of Lancaster in the UK suggests that iPhone owners are more dishonest than Android users.<p>To reach this conclusion, the researchers interviewed 530 people throughout …